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attorney, but the office has not yet responded to our request for comment. school hhouses turned in to safe houses. review by the iteam shows public schools in the d.c. region have ordered at least 30 security lock downs since 2014. lock downs oig require students to be placed inside classrooms, doors locked, drapes pulled, that's when there is a threat near a school building. montgomery county schools allowed our cameras inside one of the nearly 300 lockdown drills it has each year. the iteam found a number of actual lock downs oig around the area were shod ordered because of the threat of a weapon near school grounds including at frederick high school during last february's shooting outside of a basketball game. >> i think we pride ourselves for being resilient, so our kids, our parents, they didn't give us a lot of flack or trouble, they followed our lead. >> two teens were wounded in that shooting and did survive. another young man
breaking news, a deadly shooting in forestville. one person is dead, three others are wounded. >> police are trying to piece it all together on hill mar drive. kristin wright is there talking to investigators. kristin. >> reporter: the reason why you see all these flashes lights and police activity here behind my shoulder is that we have a total of four people shot, one of them, a woman, is dead we understand. we have video in from just overnight at about 1:30, police responded to hill mar drive for a shooting. first they found that woman with gunshot wounds as i said, she is dead. police say three men were also shot, one of them right now is in critical condition. the other two are expected to recover. they have nonlife threatening injuries. so detectives again back here live are here now trying to figure out exactly what happ
suspects. back to you. 5:02.suspect or suspects. back to you. 5:02. i'm aaron bill crisgilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. a little rain coming our way. >> chuck bell has a look at the radar for us. >> pretty good chance for showers and storms coming our way later this afternoon. it's a completely dry start to the work and school day. and we'll be up in to the 80s today, but no 80s after today. there could be one or two stronger storms this afternoon or into this evening. have your nbc washington app ready to go to help keep you ahead of the weather when we're not on the air. and a cooler pattern settles on in. there is the radar now, thunderstorms just north of pittsburgh in the pre-dawn hours, that is coming in our direction for later on today. highest rain chances after about 1:00, 2:00. so the next 24 hour, mild and dry 65 early this morning.
time today. by 7:00 tonight, 50% chance for thunderstorms. temperatures mid to upper 70s. and cooler and cloudy back in to the 50s by tomorrow morning. we'll talk about how the impact the weather will have on your commutes coming up in ten mic minutes. speaking of which, the commute is going along pretty smoothly so far. >> a little slow 270 sold bound at old hundred road, have a disabled vehicle. it's just past 109 on the right side of the roadway there past old hundred. so that should be cleared out soon and not be causing any additional problems. big look at the beltway, inner loop and outer loop, nice and greene here. 359 north at duke, and seminary, still slow because of work zones. a critical day ahead in decision 2016. in a couple of hours, polls open in five states including maryland. starting in maryland, voters will weigh in on more than the race for the republican and democratic presidential noms.
all eight of its congressional districts and the school boards in six local counties will be decided today. the big congressional races will be tracking are in districts four, six and eight. our nbc 4 maris poll indicates more maryland residents will vote for the presidential front of runners. it's a closed primary, so only registered democrats and republicans can vote. donald trump leads ted cruz by six percentage points. hillary clinton le leads bernie sanders by 17 points. the poll has a margin of error in of 3.5 points. and now the u.s. senate seat, representative donna edwards is taking on representative chris van hollen to replace senator barbara mikulski. our poll gives van hollen a slight edge over
after five term. and the congressional races, fourth congressional district encompasses parts of prince george's county and anne arundel counties. all three frontrunners are democrats. glenn ivey, anthony brown and jocelyn pena-melnyk. all eyes are on the republican party in the sixth district as well which spans potomac and gaithersburg to garrett county in western maryland. eight republican candidates are running to unseat john delaney. and now to the eighth district, this is the race where the federal election commission says it is the most expensive house race in the nation. representative van hollen is giving up his seat to run for the senate as we mentioned. three democrats top the candidates here. james any raskin, kathleen matthews and david trone. our coverage of today's votes continues on the nbc washington app. open it up to learn why maryland
plus if you need to know where your polling place is, we have a link to the poll finder. just search polling places. inside metro, a shakeup is taking place. adam tuss obtained internal memos that detail staffing changes in several departments including the rail control center. one mechl memo shows the managing director of rail transportation is on extended leave. they also outline a reorganization within other departments. the memos are from april 15th before this weekend's smoke incident on the red line. metro now says that power cables were not to blame for that incident on the red line. it's now focused on a metal piece of rail car that may have dislodged and touched the electrified third rail. that created smoke in the tunnel between friendship heights and tenially up to. o tenleytown. one rird described his experience. >> i turned around to see flashing lights, flames, reflections oof the tunnel walls. and a loud noise a
smoke. >> the train was eventually reversed into the tenleytown station and passengers were able to get off. that rider tells us metro didn't say what was going on for 20 to 30 minutes. no one was hurt there. and metro is still investigating what caused the incident. go caps go! they're about to take on the penguins in the playoffs. second round now. you can attend an open practice today. the doors at the kettler capital ice plex open at 10:30. a great little secret there, sometimes they will come out and sign autographs, too. we're waiting to find out when the second round begins. even though we don't have the schedule yet, you can still buy tickets right now. in fact you can pick one up at the ice plex in you're going today. the caps are also selling tickets, you can call them and check online. and we checked and there are some seats still available. they range from just under $100
>> and after the last first round game today, we'll find out what the schedule is and when you can use those tickets. >> there you go. go caps. it might be clear right now, but that could all change. chuck bell taking a closer look at when the rain to our west could hit our area. he'll let us know if you'll see any wet roads on your way to work in the next weather and traffic on the 1s. right now 37 million people from texas to iowa in the path of more powerful storms. the severe weather already hitting some places hard. we'll show you new video we just got into the live desk. and today is the day. what we're set to learn about the eaglets
the nra and its campaign cash are what stands between us and gun reform. "searing tragedy struck in a place parents felt their children were safe" chris van hollen met with nra lobbyists to craft a loophole that would let the nra skirt a new campaign finance law and block gun control. but democrat donna edwards said "no" to the nra loophole and stood up to the gun lobby. and she would ban assault weapons. democrat donna edwards, maryland's next senator. working for us pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
this is great plains braces for more of this. giant hail, more possible twisters. we know that at least seven tornados may have already touched down across the plains. school districts this morning closing from oklahoma to southern nebraska. residents being warned to have a plan to take shelter just in case. back to you. good morning, everybody. i'm meteorologist chuck bell coming up on 5:12 on your tuesday morning. no rain in the metro area just yet, but it will be raining before the day is done. thunderstorms here early this morning just north of pittsburgh. at the rate they're going, they're about 8 to 10 hours away. so your ride into work nothing to worry. open the sun roof, enjoy it. 65 and mild on the way in. temperatures will be in the low 80s on the way home later this afternoon, but there will be showers and storms
those rain chances and highest chances of getting rained on will be across northern maryland and southern pennsylvania today. so keep that in mind. greatest threats likely to be gusty winds and spall hail. we'll detail more about that and talking about how many more days in a row we'll be dealing with raindrops in ten minutes about. 270 southbound near old hundred road, approaching 109, just a tad slow. items just because of a disabled vehicle. south of that, 270 at falls road, we look good.just because vehicle. south of that, 270 at falls road, we look good. 66 and 95, no problems. 395 inbound, we do have a little bit of a slowdown because of road work. and beltway at st. barnabas looking good. we'll it a look at 66 coming up. a man is dead and fairfax county police are calling it a homicide.it a look at 66 coming. a man is dead and fairfax county police are calling it a homicide. he was found dead inside an
now being questioned. a neighbor we interviewed didn't want to reveal her identity out of fear of retaliation. >> did you ever suspicious, any noises, yelling? >> nothing out of the ordinary. argument every once in a while, but nothing out of the ordinary. >> fairfax county police say there is no threat to the public, no charges have been filed. the victim's name has not yet been released. the man accused of killing his wife and a prince william county officer has to face a judge today. ronald hamilton will be in court for a hearing. prosecutors say hamilton killed his wife and shot three officers at his home in woodbridge in february. ashley quinn guindon was killed on her first day in the job. court records indicate hamilton confessed to the shooting. this morning montgomery county counsel members will urge the council executive to suspend official travels to mississippi and
people in the lgbtq community. today the council is also supposed to vote on condemning the new laws. several states and cities have already banned travel there. meanwhile lawmakers in north carolina are going into session today to debate the state's so-called bathroom law. democrats want to repeal it because it eliminates some legal protections for the lgbtq community. protesters are treating lgreeti makes there. thousands are staging a sit-in in. the law forces transgender people to use bathrooms for the sex listed on their birth certificates. many major cooperations harpora blasted that law. >> this will continue and more speak tak entertainment the will boy scco the state. >> and others urge them to stand strong against the
pressure. arlington county police want to make sure pedestrians and bicyclists are safe. their safety awareness campaign kicks off today through the county. you will notice officers out this the roads enforcing traffic violations and handing out tickets. tonight we could see the first shots fired in the fight over a prime piece of real estate in d.c. the fbi's j. edgar hoover building will soon come down leaving a large space of coveted real estate up for grabs. cities in maryland and virginia are fighting over the fbi's plan to build a new headquarters and all the jobs and money that would come with that. tonight's meeting on the future of pennsylvania avenue begins at 6:00 at the national capital planning commission in northwest washington. well, it is election day and the results are coming in. we're talking of course about voting to name d.c.'s newer baby eagles. p they were recently born at the national arboretum. the usda is announcing the names today. the parents mr. president and
a live look for you at the nest this morning. is that them? >> i think so. they're sleeping. they are eagles, they're large birds. >> thank you. the names have been narrowed down. stars and stripes, honor and glory, anacostia and potomac, freedom and liberty and cherry and blossom. >> all great names. all washington themes. their parents are mr. and mrs. president. >> what do we like? >> freedom and liberty. >> i could go anacostia and potomac, too. names will be announced later this morning. you can keep an eye on the nbc washington app and we'll let you know. >> chuck and melissa did not make the final cut. >> how did that happen? >> i thought maybe. >> we thought maybe too. but not so much anymore. >> we're not happy. >> thanks america for the support. we really appreciate it. we will come up with our own two names now that we've been shunned off the list. outside early this morning, looking westbound from our tower here in northwest washington, that is tyson's corner about ten
cloudy sky, but no rain to worry about here this morning. that said, find the umbrella and bring it along with you. 65 mild and dry to get you started. sun up at 6:16. chances for rain and thunderstorms coming in after lunchtime, most likely starting about 3:00, 4:00 and there after. if you're doing any traveling today, big severe weather likely across north texas, kansas. oklahoma city to wichita. meanwhile we even have our own little slight chance for severe weather, this yellow area here in northeastern maryland, that is a slight chance for severe weather in northeast maryland this afternoon. primary threats are high winds or small hail. and again, the timing on that is between about 2:00 and 8:00 this afternoon and into this evening. not much of a tornado risk and not much of a flood threat because it's been dry around here recently. but again, some small to medium
and those individual storms could be on the strong side, so keep that in mind. here is the leading edge of the rain chance just getting ready to move into pittsburgh, pennsylvania. it's about eight hours away. that puts the leading edge if it were held together in a straight line about 1:00. here is future weather. by 2:00 this afternoon, it's having a hard time picking that line up, but just know that with time, that chance for showers and storms will continue to increase around here during the afternoon and into this evening. so if you're heading down the nationals and phillies play today at 7:00, showers and storms possible on your way to the game with temperatures in the 80s. and there is a chance for a rain delay during the game, but i think they will be able to play baseball and get it to completion. so here is your seven day forecast. 85 today with the thunderstorms coming in this afternoon. only 67 tomorrow. a lot of clouds, no the a lot of rain tomorrow, but a lot of cloud cover away.the a lot of rain tomorrow, but a lot of cloud cover away. a better chance trs
so far optimism reign supreme for the weekend. i'll work on my eagle names and here is melissa with update on traffic. >> we'll have to start making a new list here. takg a look 66 at germantown road no problems there eastbound or westbound here this morning. are you nice and clear. still have the slowdowns 395 northbound there at duke street with the left lane getting by that work zone starting to see the volume build southbound after seminary. a little slow as well. indian springs today, remember roads shut down 9:00 to 3:00, today through friday. clarkes gap road between route 9 and hamilton station will be shut down for pipe replacement project. and they have detours there. that will be in place so you can work your way around that one. 270 here southbound from 70 down to the spur, you can see the slowdowns approaching hyatts town there. and then clear all the way down to the
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>> it mean as shorter hospital stay, as well. students in maryland could earn a high school dislow made and associate's degree in six years, plus be on the road to a high tech job. the initiative is called p-tech, one of the 170 bills governor hogan plans to sign this afternoon. other bills the governor will sign today include a bill to beef up monitoring of patients on prescription pain killers and several voting expansion initiatives. a foernl quarterback in court today. police say johnny manziel hit his ex-girl trefriend several t. she tried to jump out of the moving car and he dragged her back inside the car. manziel used to play for the cleveland browns. but the team released him last month. he will be indicted for assault, a misdemeanor charge. it is primary day for all you appear land voters, but there are several things you sh
ballot. a live report you'll want to see before you head to the polls today. one yeerp after the riots in baltimore, what the city's new police commissioner has said has come to light part of my setdown interview with kevin davis. and looking live outside this morning, we're in for another warm day, but could the warm temperature s be coming to an end? chuck bell has the four this to knowng.
i'm angie goff at the live desk where we just got confirmation of a deadly stabbing in northwest d.c. in the 1200 block of north capitol street. officers telling us when they arrived they found a fan suffering from sab woutand wou he later died. no suspect information available. good morning, everyone. i'm eun yang. >> and i'm aaron gilchrist. fast approaching 5:31 now on this tuesday morning. a warm tuesday morning at that. chuck bell has four things to know from the "weather center." >> hope your tuesday is off to a quiet enough start so far. this is the last of the really warm days for quite a while. we'll be in the 80s today, but that does come with a chance of thunderstorms. 50%, 60%. once it starts raining, a showery april pattern is here for the next couple of days it looks like. here is the leading edge for our first chanof
here later this afternoon into early this evening. ahead of that chance of rain, it is a mild start. temperatures are already in the low to mid-60s and hourly temperatures, how about 65 at 7:00 a.m., 75 at 10:00 a.m. and 81 degrees by noontime today. so a very mild day coming up. but again, have yougo. because you will get rained on today, tomorrow, or the day after. hourly weather is back in fashion. >> it's april, what do you expect. we just pushed this one out on the nbc washington app. red line single tracking right now between van ness and dupont circle. that is because of a track problem they say at woodley park. 270 south at 80, crash reported there. we're starting to see some slowdowns. 395 north at duke street, you can see they have road work happening there that is slowing quite a bit 395 north at duke. 66 and 95, no
we'll have travel times in ten minutes. millions of voters weigh in on decision 2016 today. five states are holding primaries including maryland. derrick ward is live in silver spring now with the four things you should know heading into the polls today. >> reporter: yeah, you know, even if you've managed to avoid the barrage of political ads we've been seeing over the past few months, signs like this tell you that there is an election of a foot. things that you need to keep in mind -- the polls will open at 7:00 a.m. and they will close at 8:00 p.m. anyone who is in line at 8:00 p.m. if they haven't voted will be allowed to vote. and for the first time voter, you may need to show some sort of i.d., government license, driver license or even a bill with your name and address on it. expect high turnout and maryland is returning to paper ballots. we'll hear more about that
an official with the montgomery county board of elections. >> voters need to be prepared that when they go into the polling place, they will be issued a paper ballot. much like our s.a.t. test for those of us that remember those, you will be filling out the oval with a pen for your choices and then you will be scanning it into a scanning device and that will be tabulating the ballots. >> reporter: and if you are somehow hearing or visually impaired or have a problem with those paper ballots, there is an electronic device that will fill out the ballot for you, but that ballot will still have to be placed in the voting machine to be tabulated. we're live in montgomery county, derrick ward, news 4. back to you. the death of a college student has now been ruled a homicide. fairfax county police say 21-year-old student was stabbed to death. he attended george mason university and was found sunday afternoon at a town home in centreville. a neighbor says li lived with his sister and parents.
the scene. no suspects have been named. a grandmother wants to make crosswalks safer in maryland. 2-year-old dynasty mirage was killed a year ago when she and her grandmother were legally crossing route 197 andbowie. the driver was only charged with a misdemeanor because police did not find proof of negligence. mirage's family wants the law changed. >> once the crosswalk sign is pushed, all traffic regardless of direction being traveled comes to a complete stop. >> the family is now trying to get support for dynasty's bill. and online petition has been created in hopes of getting it written and passed. a sexual misconduct scandal is growing at the naval academy. the "washington post" reports marine corps major michael pre-tuss has been
leaders say they were not aware of a former student's sexual accusations against him back in 2013. it came to light after another marine was investigated and convicted of having sex with two female midshipmen. a man accused of former house speaker of sexually abusing him is suing for almost $2 million. dennis hastert will be sentenced tomorrow for lying about alleged hush money to keep the victim quiet. the lawsuit claims that hastert sexually abused the man in a hotel room during a wrestling camp when he was 14. the victim's attorney says her client has had to deal with severe panic attacks and bouts of depression. >> i can't tell you that he's glad it came to light. you know, what happened happened. and so he's dealing with those circumstances. >> this lawsuit asks for $1.8 million which the victim says is the remainder of an oral agreement that by hats territory to pay $3.5 million. ro prosecutors will recommend six
arlington is suing 64 people including elected officials. know he have a armory opened last month. the lawsuit claims the individuals conspired to destroy the business and even mailed death threats to a teenage employee. the owner's attorney says certain individuals have followed customers and were caught taking pictures of their license plates. the suit asks for $2.1 million in lost revenue and damages. today maryland's u.s. attorney will visit a prison in allegheny county. jay rosenstein and three other members of the u.s. attorney's office will pete with 30 inmates at federal correctional institution cumberland who are prepared to be released. the u.s. attorney's office says it wants to help the inmates overcome challenges of future employment and housing while making sure they have critical documents including driver's licenses and social security cards. tomorrow marks one year since the riots in baltimore afthe
since then, the city has hired a new police commissioner. he's addressed many of the training and equipment problems that came to light during the riots. i sat down with commissioner kevin davis recently and his focus now is a culture change. >> what we need to go forward in 2016 policing if we've learned anything at all from the 2015, whether it's been ferguson or new york or baltimore is that we need a civil relationship where our community, one built on trust and respect. >> you can watch more of my conversation with commissioner davis tonight on news 4 at 5:00. we talk about some of the tactics that he's using to try to build those better relationships with the community and he says that is going to be the key to success, period, for the police department and the community. >> can't just be one sided. looking forward to that. and if you see this kitten, take a look, cute, right? the washington humane society wants you to contact them. the kitten is jusre
omd a old and was snatched from the she will on new york avenue. someone walked out with the kitten while staff helped other people. the humane society says the kitten needs medical attention. very cute. only three months old. so call the hugh hain society if you notice that cat. >> and there is $1,000 reward. well, the good news for all you warm weather lovers, we will be in the 80s today. we're already off to a press night start. the bad news, rain is on the way. we'll tell he you how to dress the kids for the bus stop at 5:41. and how a woman hopes her fwrand daughter's death will hope protect the lives of others. ♪ and some saw it as a way it honor the lives lost in the september 11th terror attacks. others saw it as something else. why a group of students was forced to stop singi at the 9ng/1
the guards told them that it could be viewed as a public demonstration. it happened while the students were on a school trip to new york. officials say they are working with the staff to make sure that other impromptu student performances are not stopped. let's get you up to speed on the forecast. >> good morning, everybody. skies are partly to at times mostly cloudy. no rain in the immediate vicinity, but there are rain showers and thunderstorms north of pitpittsburgh, and that is coming our way for later this afternoon. so 65 at the bus stop this morning. recess an a-plus because most recess is at noon or earlier. by this afternoon, rain chance stands at 60%. so send the kids off with the umbrella just to play it safe. otherwise it will be shorts and sunglasses weather. high today 85 degrees. a look at 7 day coming up. new red line issues with
here between van ness and dupont circle. we about pushed it out on the app. 395 northbound at duke street, still quite slow because of that work zone. taking a look at travel times, looking good on 270 south, top of the beltway is moving along just fine this morning. 66 inbound and 95 north county company to the beltway is okay, as well. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you hop will your car. he's accused of downloading dozens of images of child porn. but did he know what he was doing? how one family hopes to use their relative's asperger's syndrome as a defense. it happens to schools almost every day, a lockdown. but what exactly happens when there is a threat in our area? the news 4 iteam gets an inside look.
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take a look. a lot of damage did not here to this two story home. we know that six people were able to get out safely. we're told that they heard a smoke alarm and that alerted them. montgomery county fire saying that this fire started on the deck because of a grill and that fire quickly moved inside. we know at least $100,000 worth of damage done to that house. that's the latest. good morning, i'm storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. your wake up weather mild and dry, but for now only. chances for rain going up later on this afternoon. temperatures are in the mid to upper 60s now. enjoy the mild weather while it's here. your seven day forecast shows cooler days are coming. and we are still single tracking on the red line between van ness and dupont because of that track problem. also slow 395 inbound at duke because of the road work that doesn't clear in time any morning. there is new evidence the fami
related to a drug cartel. the community has been on edge as investigators try to track do down the killer or killers responsible. marijuana grow operations were found at three of the four crime scenes. one grow house included hundreds of plants. >> we can speculate what the motive was. you can talk about revenge, you can talk about drug related. but frankly, we just don't know. >> a police report reveals there were no signs of forced entry at one of those homes. no arrests have been made and officials have not said it they have any suspects. people are wondering whether police botched the case of a freeway shooter who terrorized phoenix for about a month. dozens of bullets were fired at vehicles along interstate 10 between august and september 2015. yesterday a judge dropped all of the charges against leslie merritt jr.
prosecuto prosecutors. there were questions about the evidence in the case. he spent seven months in prison before his release and he maintains his innocence. in tennessee, an 18-year-old is in critical condition after a shooting at a bus saying in nashville. three other people were hurt. nashville police have two men in custody and say they recovered a gun from the scene. no word on a motive. questions being raised over person at privacy when it comes to your cellphone and the government's rights. this time it has to do with an iphone used by two florida teens lost at sea. the boat they were in recovered. now florida authorities want to look into the phone toupd on that boat to see if they texted anything or left any messages. one of the teen's families wants the information, the other family is working to keep the messages private. if you recognize any of the people in this video, d.c. police want to hear from you. you may find the video disturbing. a xwrun of people knocking at least two victims to the
police say this was part of a robbery that happened early sunday morning on georgia avenue near howard university. right now no arrests have been made. 5:50 your time right now. it's a major primary day in the northeast where five states including maryland will help determine the eventual presidential nominee. these contests are critical for both party, but particularly for the gop where donald trump's rivals are teaming up against him help tra him. tracie potts live on capitol hill for us. >> reporter: we may not see the results of the case sikasich/cr alliance today. but we have maryland, pennsylvania, rhode island, connecticut, pa pennsylvania th big prize for both sides. there are unbound delegates who can vote for whatever they want despite the popular vote today. donald trump is leading in these five states and expected to
in many if not most of the delegates at stake today. >> when you look at the projected delegate numbers, hillary clinton still significantry in the lead on the democratic side. what do we hear from bernie sanders about why he's still pushing to get to the convention at least? >> reporter: he thinks that his campaign is still relevant. pressure certainly mounts for him, lots of questions about whether or not he would support hillary clinton, a lot of the msnbc forums that we saw back and forth with him last night, they were talking about whose responsibility is it now to start to bring this party together. if hillary clinton performs as the polls predict in these five states today, they have a big haul, 465 delegates. she will be only a few delegates away, 20 or so away, from clinching this nomination. it could happen soon and if that's the case, what is the role of bernie sanders in making sure that party stays unified. those are the questions and the pressure that he's facing at this point. >> tracie potts on the hill for us this morning.
time for weather and traffic on the 1s. i like this warm start. 67 degrees outside of our studios. >> sweating in here this morning. >> oh, come on. >> just saying. >> imagine hmid-july. >> this is one of the most common things that co-workers always fight about is the temperature of the room. so that is not surprising that you two have differing opinions on this. of course we work in a strange place because you have to run the air conditioning because of all the studio lights to keep us appropriately lit. otherwise we would all look a lot older and we're not doing that. outside this morning, we have a mostly clear sky for now. there will be more and more cloud cover coming our way as the tie goes along. but you're right, it's a mild start. 65 degrees here early this morning. we'll be near 80 by noontime. and most areas today will be in the low to mid-80s for afternoon highs, but it does come with a chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms, not looking for a big severe weather outbreak around here, primary threats will be some gusty winds and small hail with any of those individual cells. not a big
risk threat around here today. that's not the case if you're traveling today, wow, a big tornado yououtbreak likely from north texas into central kansas. that's the highest risk for severe weather. but we do have a are marginal to even a slight risk for strong to severe weather around here. greatest risk is northern and northeastern maryland and southern pennsylvania between about 2:00 and 8:00. storm team 4 radar for now shows nothing in the immediate area. but here is the rain chance. already some flashes of lightning here northern pittsburgh. so this is a line of thunderstorms now, that is the line coming our way which brings us about a 60% chance for rain today. hit and miss shower chances tomorrow, but then another solid chance for rain comes up on yours thursday. here is the whole seven day forecast. the last of the warm days is today. we'll be back in the 60s for highs tomorrow. even only into the low 60s for thursday and friday. most likely time after today for rain will probably be thursday afternoon and evening. all eyes on the weekend. so far the weekend is looking nice and dr
the bad news is there is still trouble on metro. red line single tracking between van ness and dupont. 395 north approaching duke, still slow there as well because of earlier road work that hasn't gotten out of the way. 270 south at 80, they said there is nothing happening there, but it has popped back up in our system. so there could be something -- obviously something slowing you down. 66 is okay. so is 95. a big look at the beltway, you can see no problems inner loop or the outer loop. i'll see you at 6:01. new information on the story that we've been following out of india. al qaeda says they did it, the bangladesh branch of the terrorist group claiming responsibility for the horrible hacking death of a u.s. aide worker and his friend. the group writing on twitter that they
they were gay rights activists and promoted homosexuality. stay with news 4 for more on this developing story. five before the hour. a stafford county couple whose grandson has a developmental disorder trying to keep him out of jail. 27-year-old mikey has as perfecti perfecti as perfecting d asperger's and was arrested for downloading child pornography. >> i made a mistake having those on there. i didn't like them p. >> news 4 reached out to the stafford county commonwealth attorney, but the office has yet to respond to our request for comment. it is now 5:55. schoolhouses turned in to statehouses. review by the news 4 iteam shows public schools in the d.c. region have ordered at least security lockdowns since 2014. lockdowns require students to be placed inside claom
there is a threat near a school building. montgomery county schools allowed our cameras inside one of the nearly 300 lockdown drills it has each year. the iteam found a number of actual lockdowns around the area were ordered because of the threat of a weapon near school grounds. that is including at frederick high school during last february's shooting outside of a basketball game. >> we pride ourselves on being resilien resilient so our kids parents didn't give us trouble. they followed our lead. >> two teens were wounded in that shooting and did survive. another young man was arrested. deputy its in new york town say they have caught the guy who swiped the donation jar meant for the family of a fallen state trooper. the money was meant for the wife and children of trooper chad dermyer. he was killed by a gunman at the richmond greyhound station last month. 25-year-old now faces larceny
charges. good morning. i'm landon dowdy at cnbc. hershey is hoping dried beef is the next chocolate. the company will start selling protein bars this summer made from dried meat s and other ingredients. it's also working on fruit flavored protein smoothies and snack bars. the move comes as chocolate sales are melting under the heat of the health and wellness push. with your morning which is repor business report, i'm landon dowdy. flint, michigan is recovering from a water crisis. we had learned lead pipes tainted the drinking fly. and tonight the mayor will update the community on plans to replace those pipes including which streets and sections of neighborhoods will see the first new pipes. i'm kristin wright in prince george's county where there has been a quadruple shooting. how those four people are doing coming up. also ahead,
p. plus several key races set to be decided in the hours ahead as maryland skrovoters head to polls. what to know before you vote. but first chuck bell as your out the door forecast. >> temperatures are nice and mild this morning. we'll be in the eight today. and possibility of one or two strong storms coming our way. this your nbc washington app ready to go. nothing on radar locally yet, but know where the umbrella is, you will probably need it before the day is done. currently 65 this washington, 61 in gaithersburg. the next 24 hours, nice and mild and dry. mid-60s this morning. low 80s this afternoon. back into the upper 70s by 7:00 tonight. today's rain chance between 50% and